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Volunteer Training

The summer Volunteer Session has come to a close this week!  Our new Volunteer Session will begin on September 8th !   We have several General Orientation Session planned and Sidewalking Training Sessions as well.  We hope you join our team!

Current Class Schedule

General Orientation Volunteer Training Classes          

Fall Volunteer Opportunities available in Horse care, sidewalking, equine therapy programs,

Special events & office work.  Learn how to be a part of the team.

 Date/Time:      September 6 and Oct 2     5:30pm-7:30p                                                                   Age:   Must be at least 14 years old 

 

 

Sidewalking & Horse Handler Level I Training Classes     

Fall Volunteer Opportunities available in horse sidewalking & Horse Handling.                                                 Pre-requisite:  General Orientation training is required first.

 

Sidewalking: September 13 and Sept 28     4:00pm-7:00pm

Sidewalking & Horse Handling Combined:  Sept. 20th  3:30pm-7pm                                                                                                                                                          

Contact:      Karena Garrity, kgarrity@highhopestr.org  (860) 434-1974, ext. 112 You must pre-sign up for all Volunteer Training Classes.

                                    

 

 

Orientation and Training Dates

For New Volunteers

 

General Orientation Training Classes          

Fall Volunteer Opportunities available in Horse care, sidewalking, equine therapy programs,

Special events & office work.  Learn how to be a part of the team.

 

Date/Time:      September 6 and Oct 2     5:30pm-7:30pm

Place:                           High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center, 36 Town Woods Rd

Age:                 Must be at least 14 years old

Contact:          Karena Garrity, kgarrity@highhopestr.org  (860) 434-1974, ext. 112

 

Sidewalking & Horse Handler Level I Training Classes     

Fall Volunteer Opportunities available in horse sidewalking & Horse Handling.

Pre-requisite:  General Orientation training is required first.

 

Date/Time: Sidewalking: September 13 and Sept 28     4:00pm-7:00pm

 Sidewalking & Horse Handling Combined:  Sept. 20th  3:30pm-7pm

Place:  High Hopes Therapeutic Riding Center, 36 Town Woods Rd, Old Lyme

Age:             Must be at least 14 years old

Contact:      Karena Garrity, kgarrity@highhopestr.org  (860) 434-1974, ext. 112

                                                      

 

 

 

 

 

Horse Handler Level 1: 

Tuesday Aug 23rd:5PM

 

Sidewalker/ Horse Handler Combined: 

Thursday Aug 11th 3:30pm

Tuesday Sept 20th 3:30pm

 

 

 

Training sessions are conducted rain or shine. Please wear sturdy footwear and barn appropriate clothing.